The Manipulator


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The Manipulator
The ManipulatorThere are about 250 manufacturers of robots in the United States, Europe, and Japan, making it very difficult to identify all the parts used in the available robots. However, there are some common components that may be examined for a better perspective on how a robot works.The manipulator is one of the three basic parts of a robot. The other two are the controller and the power source (Figure 2-7). In order for a robot to do work, each of these three components must be operational.A manipulator is classified by its specific arm movements. There are, for…
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Mark R. Miller; Rex Miller: Robots and Robotics: Principles, Systems, and Industrial Applications. The Manipulator, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2017), AccessEngineering Export